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Many Passengers Killed and
Injured in Kansas
FORT SCOTT, Dec. 21.-The St. Louis
& San Francisco Meteor train was ditched
by. spreading of the rails near Godfrey,
Kan., at 0:30 o'clock this morning. The
train consisted of seven coaches, includ
ing two sleepers. The dead are numbered
variously. One report says six and. an
It is reported that scarcely a passenger
aboard tin train escaped injury. A 10
--lief train with. surgeons and nurses has
been sent from here.
A later report from the scene of the
wteek; says it - took. place at a switch,
which either spread or was misplaced. The
train was going at full speed. The en
gine Wat demolished and the baggage
ear hurled 100 feet from the track. The
mail car was reduced to kindling wood.
The smoker was telescoped on top of the
The engineer and conductor were in
Nine dead were taken out before the
relief train arrived.
The injured fireman lav beneath the
trucks of the smoker ami was taken out
by digging a trench.
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BERLIN, Dec. 21.—The Tageblatt re
ports that a new massacre of Jews is
being planned in Kisehineff which con
templates a complete extermination of
Israelites on Christmas day. The Jews
are panic stricken and are Hying from the
city in ereat numbers. The new governor
is no longer friendly toward the Jews
and has notilied them that he will be
unable to answer for the troops in case
of an outbreak.
The newspaper Weltamentog confirms
the Tageblatt dispatch and slates that
the governor has received instructions
tH in St. Petersburg to adopt? a ho/stile
attitude toward the Jews.
THE PITTOF IT!
BERLIN, Dec. 21.—The Lokal Anzieger
today announced that the Czarina of Rus
sia recently gave birth to a dead wm.
The Czar and Czarina are in the deepest
despondency. The latter's grief is uncon
INJHE FUR EAST
LONDON, Dec. 21.—The Exchange
Telegraph company today states that the
Japanese embassy in London guardedly
admits that the situation in the Far
East is unimproved.
The Exchange adds: "It is probably
true that Japan is asking Russia to re
consider her reply,"
WOMAN'S SCREAM PUT
BURGLARS TO FLIGHT
Karly yesterday morning a burglar WU
■Cared away from the home of \V. A.
Power, 2512 South Twelfth street, after .m
unsuccessful attempt to break into the
The thief was at a side window when
Mrs. Spike, who lives in the house, was
aroused. She screamed for help and the
would-be houfie burglar made his escape
Chris 11. Binding, a native of Denmark,
was arrested this morning by City De
tective Moran on a charge of being drunk
THE BATTLE CRY OP j
It is the duty, of every Tacoma citizen
to call for Tacoma made goods, and make
it a point to have no other. ../,;■.'
The department store is cutting out the
small dealer and selling some things below
cost to make a hit. Now, how can they
do Tacoma any good by sending East
for everything and selling below cost as
a bait? Eastern manufacturers of candy
don't pay taxes in Tacoma; they don't
help build up our' city, .lolls makes as
good candy as can be made by any firm
in the East, and sells it at the lowest
price; then why not patronize a fellow
citizen in preference to an Eastern manu
"Home industry" should be our watch
word and we should help those who help
us. ' Every penny sent East out of Ta
coma is a penny -less to help our own
city and its citizens. Therefore, again, I
fay. let us_buy goods made in Tacoma.
.•i,ll-i is working day and night in making
the best candies and is selling them at
the lowest • possible prices. ■'■ '
Special rates to Sunday Schools,
Churches, Lodges, etc. • SPECIAL SALE
OF CANDIES of the very choicest grades
each 'iv at .TOLLS', and all candies you
get at .TOLLS' are strictly HOME
LITTLE OHIO GIRL BECOMES AN
EMPRESS BUT SEEMS DOOMED
LONDON, Dec SI. (Spl.) The em
press of Korea, formerly Mis< Rnuly
Brows, of Ohio, is accused of having
caused the murder of a Inch official of
Korea beCaUM he was opposed to her
sharing the throne with the emperor. It
i- Mid the empiess MCUTed the sci v
th,' most distinguished women of the land
of her adoption.
She was beautiful, with the quiet, peace
ful beauty of the country. Hui'ij; the
daughter of a staid and dignified Presby
terian preacher of a small Ohio town, she
did not possess the vanities of the eity
hrcd woman nor the means to satisfy
MID-WINTER GAME THEY ARE PLAYING "BUCK EAST"
j» The Home j*
WHEN MY SHIP COMICS IN.
When my ship comes in! What one
of us has no ship at sea?. What one of
us is not straining eager eyes to light
a distant sail? Upon the- turbulent sea
of life WHAT ships we have afloat de
termines our destiny.
What have we launched, and when and
What precious cargoes have we sent
from shore ami whither bound?
What generous thought*, what gracious
blessings, have we, this year, this day,
this hour, Bel afloat?* What cheer do the
good ships bear? What love, what hope?
What one among the poor and needy
have we fed? What suffering have we
soothed? What erring one forgiven? What
sick one healed? What thought that's
good and beautiful have we this day
pushed out to sea? . •
What are the ships returning bearing
home? What wealth qf glad good will?.
What precious stoic of peace?
When all our ships come home from
sea may there be joy and peace and pride
in the safe return of these swift tailing
messengers of thought, the ships of deeds
and words, which once we launched.
CHRISTMAS, HOME DAY.
.Christmas day is the home day of the
year. It is the family day, the day when
sons - and daughters and , grandsons and
granddaughters flock back to the old home
and .turn it topsyturvy with parcels and
They begin to come in the early morn
ing. A puff of cold wind break
ing in at the front door heralds their
. arrival. Hats and coats, muffler* and
I mittens litter the hall and best bedroom;
overshoes, . gafitcra and leggings fill. up
THE TACPMA TIMES
them. Two new frocks each year, simple
and severe in, style, Furnished the adorn
ment for her, charms. She did not rare for
fine clothe, nor for other little adorn men la
that other girls earned lor. She was am
bitious. ; Once ( after choir practice, when
she was walking along the rodwav from
the little meeting-house ,to her humble
home, she told a girl chum that she : lie
lieved a ; woman, if she only trie I could
HIGHEST POSITION IN TliK LAND.
"I mean to do it." she »dde
Perhaps the rccwuu she did noi become
wife ..i ilk president of the United States
is that her father soon alter went to
Korea as a missionary. Emily Wat Ins
zealous helper in the missionary lield. She
led the sinking in the mission choir and
her beauty was reported to (lie king.
The king invited her and her lather to
'hi' palace and promtply fell in love with
her. lie invited her to join his household.
Inn ,il tirst Kmily declined. The cmpci-c r
was insistent, and she at last consented,
lirst obtaining the emperor's promise to
The life of a (Jueen in Korea is not very
pleasant, even though she is known as
Lady om, which, in the Korean language,
means "I'm' Dawn of the Morning." The
empress did not take warning from the
late of her predecessor. The former Lady
(tin married the emperor, and when she
finally became i|ueen. political intrigue
DEMANDED HER DEATH
and one day she WU muiured in the
palace bj assassins Who were jealous of
her power. The king declared her a traitor
and said that she deserved her death.
This was where Emily BrOWn'l chance
came. The king, while lie had plenty of
other wives, failed to 7-aise any one of
then to the dignity of queen, and the
little American girl knew thai her time
had come. The sttory of the Hie of the
American empress is strangely incomplete.
the eorneH and hang to dry about the
stoves; parcels and packages, neatly «li iij'
ped or mysteriously bulging, arc Strewn
ovei stands and tables; Huffed up cushions
in tlicir patchwork coven are creased and
crushed. From parlor to kitchen, from
cellar to attic spreads the hurly-burly of
the home-coming. There it a flamming of
doors, a Halter of feet and a babel of
voices. LJp and down, in and out! Every
body is every where, for there is much
to do and nmeli to tvf before the Betting
ol the sun. And just today \g home day.
In an bout the old bouse lias been
dressed in holiday finery, and what a
gala dress it isl Against the window is
liung a holly wreath and spri
green deck the pioturm. George Wash
ington peers forth I'liun B frame of mis
tletoe and over the parlor dow "God
I.los Our Home" i- banked with holly
berries.. Napoleon glowers undei a coquet
i-h red bow, intertwined with tendrils of
gay BToau. Never mind Napoleon, there
is oo Waterloo today! It ia IIOMK DAY.
The world's struggles are forgotten and
the doors of the old home arc closed to
people's defeats and victories, 'tis a day
of peace and love and harmony.
And when the day is done, when the
liiifj. turkey and mother's famous turkey
"stuffing" and nuts and apples) have dissip
peared, alter the great and small,
have delighted young and old, then sons and
daughters, grandsons and granddaughters,
bury themselves deep in the familiar
bed* ,ni(t bolsters. The home »ti linens
steals through the bousje, and with the
cheer ol ttie HOME DAY in their heaJtn,
drowsj with home comfort and the Lid
secuiilv. they all sink into the luxiirjj of
the old Ijome sleep.
There an iew American! in Korea and the
Empress Emily is very reticent. She does
ft to see Americans, and the
lift) Of tht court has sJw*)« been like a
During tile past month the officer* of
the United states immigration " bureau
have been preparing statistics showing the
number and names of all alien inmates of
the penal i institutions ;of the state.
The object of securing. this information
is • to enable . the 'officials to ■ clear-the
state of this undesirable clement. Aa the
statistics show the expiring date of the
terms of ' all alien prisoner*, , it will -be
possible to : arrest them upon their re
lease, tor being unlawfully in the United
States. They will then be deported.
The new city reservoir at Twenty-third
an. i Wilkeson streets;has been completed
and in a very few days will be in use.
Mayor Louis, I). Campbell, when !Been
by a Times reporter this morning. mid,
"The new reservoir will have a capacity
of 1,000,000 gallons and is J one of the
largest improvements that has been made
in the city in yean, It will be but a low
years before '1 aroma will have , as line a
water service as any city on,' the coast.
The reservoir will be put into use as soon
as the pumps can get the electrical ap
"During the past year as much money
has been spent in improvements in Ta
coma as during any year in i the boom
PARIS' NEW SENSATION
TARIS. Dee. 21.—A woman with bright
green hair is a patient at one of the
Paris hospitals. She denies I hat she has
ever used dyes ami elainin that the color
is perfectly natural. Physicians are all
at s<-a over the phenomenon.
"Knocking" in its present Ugly signi
ficance is a comparatively new word, but
it stands for a condition of mind ok old
as man. This peculiar condition of mind
IS not a desirable one and in found most.
often in one who, while he believe* that
the world owes him a living, has tailed
to do his iiarl and collect it.
The "knocker" knocks hardest hi* ene
mies, who are invariably those who have
succeeded in doing what hi' might have
done, but when enemies fail the "knocker"
does not, spare his friends.
He who knocks is jealous, ugly, Hellish
and indolent. He spends time which could
be employed to advantage trying to con
vince the world that lux enemies and
friends are as jealous, as ugly and selfish
a- he is.'
Though the "knocker" aims at others,
lie il is who is always hardest hit. Always:
bruised and bleeding, he lavs his sorenew
ami distress at someone else's door, but
the truth is that in knocking others he
has injured himself.
The "knocker" is not harmful, lie makes
too much fuss), he talks too much, he.
carries his hammer always in his hand,
everyone knows him.
I January, garnet, signifying fidelity.
February, pearl, signifying peace,
i March, bloodstone, signifying wisdom.
April, diamond, signifying innocence.
May, -emerald, sjgnifying domestic fe
.Inn.', amethyst, signifying wealth ana
.July, ruby, signifying contentment.
Aiigiwt, saMonyx, Bonifying conjugal
fidelity. : ' . '
September, sapphire, signifying serenity.
October, opal, signifying hope. .
November, topaz, Kignifyintr faiihfnlflsae.
December, , turquoise, signifying Bucxess.
YOUNG BANKER EMBEZZLER AND
CAPTOR "ESCAPE" HANDCUFFED
Fxtraordinary Career of a Young Man of Only 23 Years-
Bribed Detective's Assistant and Gave
Former the Slip
GABRIEL IIOKKZA, SMART YOUNG HANKKIS KMHKZ/UOK.
SHARON, Pa., Dm. 21.-A i desperate
love affair led: to the downfall of Gabriel
Hossza,' the young foreign banker of this
city, who is now a fugitive from justice,
charged with ;■ embezzling , nearly f, $17,000
from his clients, all, of £ whom | are poor,
hard-working foreigners," employed at the
various nulls throughout< the city. . -
When lloss/.a came to Sharon lie went
to work in the bank of G.: V. llarmory as
a clerk. He had a pleasant' appearance,
was good looking, and by his genial man |.
Her won the friendship of all the foreign
ers who transacted business at the bank. ■
While staying at one "I the leading ho
tels in the city he met» the daughter of
a welt-known city official. , -■. They grew
fond of each other anil Hossza. bestowed
Ihe :■• costliest: kind of presents on _', her.
His salary was small and he toon became
financially involved. It was then hi' was
tempted and fell. It is alleged -he 'ab
stracted sums, 'of - money; from 'the- wife
with the result that, ll.uimiiy ' preferred
charges of embezzlement; again i him." ; He |
admitted having taken some (DO. Friends
came to hit- assistance and the case • was
Then he went into business for him
self, opening the International hank, .5 He
secured a large patronage and his brother
Charles became associated with him. Large
JUST A MINUTE
■St. I/mis w,nits Jeffries ami Govbett t>>
go through their hippodrome during the
fair. Both leave agreed. Corbel I is
\iillmg to be knocked out by the boiler
maker, if he gets money enough, ami
Jeffrie* is willing to punch the monolog
champion for any old thing.
The American Automobile association
plans for an automobile trip to St. Louil
in 1904., the members in various cities
-tart ing siniultoiicoiisly.
It, i* reported that a large delegation
"I licimali athletes will attend the Olym
pian games scheduled to lake place during
The Automobile dub of America has
voted to allow professional drivers to rep
resent this country in the Gordon Ben
nett cup race to be held next year in Ger
Alex Winton has announced that if a
Wi'iton car is entered in the international
race, Barney Oldfield will driv< it, and
the car will be the one Winton used
Coach Morley has announce <i himself in
favor of the American league ball groundg
for Columbia's intercollegiate gridiron
matches in the future.
Yale, Harvard and Columbia have form
ed a tennis league, the purpose of which
is to promote international ititercoßegiate
matches with Oxford and Cambridge.
Wig Wag, 3:16%, the AiiicniaN troltci,
sold to Mr». Dan McFnc*, of Vienna, by
John Splan, will be raced >.i this side next
summer by George Ketcham. Mrs. Me
I'hee died the day Wig Wag reached Eu
rope, and the animal was sold to Walter
\\ mans, a friend of Kelchaia't. The lat
ter believes Wig Wag ti probable '-u.ccs.4or
of Cresceus, the champion trotting stallion.
SANTA IN THE
The poetofflce is ix-ing rushed with
business as usual at this time o) the
year. The office is working a lull force
overtime, and is in shape to handle all
the business: that Santa Clans will bring.
The Incoming mails are particularly heavy
,is iH also the monej
business. Money order Christmas presents
appear to In- in vogue this s.
We judge th' big niillionain- not. by
uhut they give, but by wbul thej
"Mrs I'eckham Ul
She thinks she baa a legal Blind.
"I know she does. She ask. d her has
band as he entered the house the other
niixht if he had made a real estate
fcf. and all she wished to know wan il he
had wiped his f<
"Docs your wife do bor Christ man shop
ping early?" .
"No. Khe only bcprin early.
sums of money were Intrusted to "the bro
ther* ' for ; transmission I to < the "■ old t conn
try. 1",: After a'time, the clients'learned'that"
the * money; was not ■ reaching S. its; destina
tion. Charges of embeutlmiieni were pre
ferred : against "< them s and % they ,;i were • in
dicted '.. li.v - the ' Mercer,; county. grand jury.
Before ' their trial; they, lied :to New York,
and :■ their ' bonsdmen ,were"compelled'^ to '
forfeit $1,500 : became oi their;' failure '' to '
appear in court. :-';.' .: ':■ v i ,
'" JJetectiveglwereßentUo New York and■■;
Gabriel :, was - arrested, "• but hit* brother.'
could no! be located. ■•. The magistrate, re
lcasi'l Gabriel ' on parole; for ' his • appear-;'
ance • later,': but" he again \ fled. 'No • trace
of him.; was \ found until j laat week, when *
he was arrested and placed j in, the Tombw^
A) Sharon I officer wa« I deputized fto ? )>n^l
him buck. lIoNMZa waa haiiilciilVi'il to L^fl
Kspyeach,""• one f of., his i accuserß/^B|; •
Hotmza bribed, and '. the. two ocii^B
the i train vat t; Binghamton,-; N,!. )|H :
have not been caplurcd. Hiißsn"Bp^P'
money | with ,; a; lavish * hand 1 and s recently J
gave Ia 5 dinner ito I some I of ; hie i friends; in
New, York that cost him $1,000. While ; in ;
the city Ihe | became enamored! of a I chorua 1
girl' and he gave: her / expensive j presents.
Many,-' of the > depositors •in the:; city; are *
bankrupt as the result' of Hosuza's crook
edness. f, lloss/.a ; is; not yet '23 yean fold,!
There'arc 29 charges against him/'Sj^g^
RIFLED BY BURGLARS
The homo ,<- of W. '..", W. " Wingard was
ransacked ,by : a ' burglar Saturday noon.
More ; than; $100 i worth' of plunder - was
stolen, The residences is at ■! 1014 State
street, / Ejitrance ; was gained through? a
rear door, which was unlocked. '.The burg
lar left no clue. ■ - ;
The twelfth amiiml hull of the Tmhim
fin- department will be held Wednesday
evening, December 80, In Germania hall.
The proceed* will be turned over t<>
the Kircnicn's Belief association,
The memben of the department are
making great preparations for the a Hair
and anticipate success.
TOO MUCHEE TRADE
TIENTSIN. Deb. Sl.—The Times todag
thai I'rincc China, minister oi for
eign affaire, luih aaked the American min
ister not in Insist upon the opening of
Moukden to (orejgn trade, Cning Hayti
by so doing America will relieve China of
a most difficult Hit nation.
NORTHWESTERN Detective Agency
426 7 <al. I'.lk. See uk. Tel Black IMS.
Pop Smith Kii.vH he will have enough
dandy to supply Bvefl '>'"■■ but oonv
to avoid the ra»h, Pop Smith Candy Co.,
I Hi; I'm. Ave.j alwi Lyceum Theater. *
WASHINGTON TRUCK CO., J. C. Hew-
L itt & Co. \ General '■ freighting, j household
i'oimlm. safes • and : pianos ; removed. ■ Office
109 Tenth St. Office telephone, John 2341,
Barn telephone, James 2341.-:.
liest Ball Bearing Wringer ...........$3.50
Best' Folding Tub Stand ■.... .V.... .$1.60
Ilest olding Ironing and Stove Board. sl.so
Best Daily Paper one month ........'.s .25
Up to (Ihrii' ma* only , $5.25
1549 Tncoma Avenue.
Wheeler & Wilson
New Family Machine \n a great improve-]
merit ob anything over made in the way
of; ii Sewing Machine.
Drop Bead Machine, Blight]) Used,
$lUO, $16.50,; »20.00 and $21.30. . .
Child's Chain Stitch Hand Machine given':
with | each purch«««, as ■ long as. they | last.
IMtJ < BTBBBT
State Agent* W. W. Mfg Co. '
..Phono Main 470..'.
K. 1. ELLIOTT, 313 Fidelity bMg., ,'phone I
Red 0862. j Patents guaranteed at lowest !
iont. • Send vi your idea*. Wt make map* ji
machine drawing*, tracings, blue prints. •